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CNN
Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
actually fairly simple story. john roberts is someone who prepares fastidiously for everything in his life and he prepared for this as well. he prepared a card. he -- which i think we have behind -- we have a copy of it, 'cause it's in my book. and in that card, he parsed out precisely how the words would be broken -- would be broken up. do we have the card there? let's see. that is the redo, that photograph there at the white house the next day. anyway, he divided up the words and put it on this card. this card was then e-mailed to a secretary on the congressional committee that was supervising the inauguration. that secretary never forwarded the card to the obama transition office, so, obama didn't know how roberts was gonna divide up the words. what happened was if you listen very carefully is that obama interrupted roberts, after he said his name. "i, barack obama -- i barack hussein obama" -- roberts expected him to say do solemnly swear in that first line. that's what confused the two of them. and then that next line, "will faithfully execute the office of the united states" tha
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
well as chief justice john roberts. at 11:55 in the morning president obama will enter the room along with first lady and their daughters, sasha and milia. the first lady's father gave that bible to his own mother in 1958 and the first lady's grandmother used it for many years and it's now been handed down to the next generation. so, it's very sentimental in their family. now, the chief justice will administer the 35-word oath. that's spelled out in article 2, section 1 of the constitution, as you know. >> hope he does a better job this time. >> oh, that man is never going to live it down. >> that was a mess up that will go down in history and the oath has to be taken before noon. as it's spelled out in the constitution, as well. now, you referred to the mess up last time. john roberts, the chief justice, made that mistake at the first inaugural. so, this, he had to do a redo. that redo last time was in the map room of the white house, not the blue room. this is the third time president obama will have taken the oath. the only president since fdr who has taken the oath four times. but
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 4:00am PST
morning. >> thank you. >>> supreme court justice john roberts will swear in president obama this morning. justice roberts will get in a little practice. history won't repeat itself from the 2009 inauguration flub. suzanne malveaux reminds us how everything went down then and what we can expect now. >> i barack -- >> i will execute the -- faithfully the office of the president of the united states -- >> it was a slip of the tongue, a stumble over words both president obama, a constitutional law professor and chief justice of the supreme court john roberts should have known like the back of their hands. but the mistake made for an awkward moment in the middle of a solemn occasion. the swearing in of the first african-american president in front of a crowd more than a million strong on the national mall. robe robert's flub was significant enough that the oath had to be taken again. the very next day at the white house. >> i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. >> reporter: cnn senior legal analyst jeffrey toobin wrote an entire book about this awkwar
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 1:00pm PST
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CNN
Jan 20, 2013 11:00am PST
chief justice john roberts, have a look. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> that will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of the president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice, thank you so much. [ applause ] >> thank you, sweetie. >> hey. thank you. i did it. all right. thank you, everybody. >> the president hugging his wife, the first lady, and his daughters, malia and sasha after taking that oath. he's going to do it again, he'll take the public ceremony oath and give his second inaugural address tomorrow, he's only the 17th president in u.s. history to make a second address. >> pre
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. thank you so much. >> congratulations. >> chief justice john roberts administering the oath. last time he fumbled the words. this time he nailed it. president obama using the family bible today. a lot to talk about tonight. vice president biden took the oath earlier at his residents. it too went off without a hitch. yesterday during a surprise appearance, the vice president sort of did a joe biden. take a look. >> i'm proud to be president of the united states but i'm prouder to be -- >> a few seconds later he corrected himself and a short time ago he spoke. the president's subject was hair. specifically michelle obama's new bangs. >> first of all, i love michelle obama and to address the most significant event of this weekend, i love her bangs. she looks good. she always looks good. >> president obama just earlier tonight. some politics ahead looking to tomorrow and the next four years. republican consultants joining us. friend and advisor of president obama. paul, you wrote an article today. you said the president should say all the right things in his speech tomo
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
justice, which seemed to throw chief justice john roberts off and he threw in faithfully, the word in the oath, but in the wrong place and that's why it was redone as the white house said out of an abundance of caution at the white house. i think they'll be on the same page this time. >> that was kind of interesting to watch because we were all waiting to see what was going to happen next. let's move on to cnn's jim acosta who is at the parade staging area and he's going to have one of the great inaugural broadcast locations during monday's festivities. he's going to be on a flat bed truck in the parade just right ahead of the president's limousine. imagine that. jim, tell us what's going on where you are this morning as they all prepare for the big parade. >> yeah, i hate to brag, gloria, but i'm going to have the best view in town. just in front of the president's motorcade and just in case the people aren't aware of how this works. the president is sworn in and he has lunch and exits the capitol and gets in his motorcade and following him is this huge symphony of sights and soun
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 3:00pm PST
. chief justice john roberts administered the oath at the white house. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> congratulations, sir. >> tomorrow he's going to do it again in front of the capitol for all to see and followed by the parade. i really like how they coordinated their clothes today. >> they did coordinate their clothes. >> they did. the tie was good. >> and they got the oath right. >> which was a change from last time around. >> they didn't have to redo the oath today. now, of course, into the evening hours attention turning to events scheduled tomorrow and of course big questions about what th
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
. two the first time because the mistake made by chief justice john roberts. he also took the official oath of office yesterday. that was in a private ceremony, which we broadcast from the white house. let's check in with soledad o'brien. we've got correspondents stationed all over the national mall, all over the parade route, to give you a complete look at what is going to be happening today. stay with us throughout the day. soledad, what are you seeing? how crowded is it getting where you are? >> anderson, i have to tell you it's starting to get crowded because i have one of the best seats in the house except i don't really have a seat. i'm here with folks who have these coveted blue tickets. look at that and weep because they get to be in some of the most amazing seats. these are folks who either are donors or related to people who are in elected positions, and they get to sit right in front of the president. right there is the balcony of the capitol where the president will take the oath of office. somebody else who gets to have a great seat in the house, if you're a celebrity. sam
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am PST
here at the white house, the chief justice of the united states, john roberts, administered the oath of office as president barack obama began his second term. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will, to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice, thank you so much. >> perfectly done by the president and the chief justice. i was very impressed. >> i was nervous. >> really? >> what happened four years d i'm kidding. it happened. he said, i did it. >> stop that. this time it was perfect. anderson, could not have been better. >> yeah, certainly was. we'll see it tomorro
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
, very familiar. the one part, of course, that's not in the oath, is so help me god. john roberts in his usual meticulous way, his assistant checked with president-elect obama, did he want to say so help me god, because that's traditional and not required. obama did say yes, he wanted to say so help me god. all presidents since george washington have said so help me god, and it's rumored the reason they all do it is because george washington said so help me god. to this day, we're not sure whether washington really did or not. >> you talked about what chief justice roberts looked out upon. let's show everybody. here again is where the president will be sworn in. now look out this way, which is straight down the mall, and that's got to be some 800,000 people straight down there. i could see how that could make you a little bit -- that can make you a little bit nervous. another wonderful view for folks right here in front will be watching the president being sworn in. another wonderful view is going to be the parade route. suzanne malveaux has a terrific spot right in front. it's also
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 8:00pm PST
are going to have to answer to. two republican justices, john roberts -- i didn't see kennedy, but they're looking at them to how decisions are going to come down when they hear the arguments in march. >> you know, when martin luther king first spoke on the mall, i was living here. and i was coming down, and people were screaming at all of the black people who were coming to hear him, and they were screaming and throwing things and calling them african bullies. and today, when i was watching this scene, that's all i could think about, was the hatred that was coming from everywhere toward the people and toward martin luther king. and there was an interesting body language with obama today. he seemed so much more confident. he sort of loped out, you know. last time, he was more, you know, sort of formal and ridged. >> we call it swagger. >> yeah, like i own it now. i'm here. and you could sense that he really felt, even in this last four years that so much had changed, and he was able to talk more about equality. it seemed to me there was more about equality in his speech today. and
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
justice. >> only a few people able to witness the brief ceremony administered by john roberts. vice president joe biden sworn in for a sernlgd term in office today. the ceremony took place this morning at the nave a.m. observatory, which is the vice president's official residence. >> that i take this obligation freely. >> that i take this obligation freely. >> without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion. >> without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion. >> and that i will well and faithfully discharge. >> and i will well and faithfully discharge. >> the duties of the office on which i am about to enter. >> the duties of the office of which i'm about to enter. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations. >> thank you, your honor. [ applause ] >> the vice president will take the oath again tomorrow in a public ceremony. and shortly before vice president biden was sworn into office, he and president obama honored our nation's fallen soldiers at arlington national cemetery, they laid a large wreath at the tomb of the unknown of. let's get to what is happenin
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
office with supreme court chief justice john roberts, here's how it went. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will, to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice, thank you so much. thank you, sir. [ applause ] >> hey. >> he'll do it all over again tomorrow at a public ceremony and give his second inaugural address. he is only the 17th president in u.s. history to make a second address. >> of course, vice president joe biden also took his second oath of office today. >> that i take this obligation freely. >> that i take this obligation fr
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
. obama sworn in. a small ceremony using a bible that belonged to his wife's family. chief justice john roberts used a note card this time avoiding, you might remember, the verbal stumble of four years ago. the president, of course, will do tomorrow in public in the traditional setting outside the capital using the same lincoln bible he used four years ago and a bible that belonged to the reverend martin luther king, jr. hundreds of thousands of people from across the country, some from around the world, will be here in the nation's capital to witness hit. earlier today at the vice president's official residence, joe biden was sworn into office for a second term. doing the honors there, justice sonia sotomayor making her the first la that knee to administer an oath to a president or vice president. at this hour across the nation's capital, parties and events kicking off, including the red, white, and blue ball, the hip-hop ball and the let freedom ring concert and what i call behind us the erin burnett ball. >> the jonk kihn king ball. we have people out having a good time including the
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 11:00am PST
ago, chief justice john roberts sort of flubbed a line in the oath, the word faithfully. and the president kind of stumbled in response. and then the next day he went to the white house and out of an abundance of caution, the white house said he did the oath again. so that was two. and then because the inauguration day, as dictated by the constitution falls on a sunday, they have the inaugural ceremony on the monday. so that's four times. >> yeah. >> that's a lot of oaths. >> and they like it. they're cheering for that. and they're cheering for you, brianna. it's always such a pleasure to work with you. >> nice to be with you. >> yeah, it's great. remember last time we were freezing four years ago. >> i think it's going to be cold monday. i've got my long johns ready. >> yeah, this is our service today. this is our -- we did our service today. but today is a national day of service. have you done your part yet? there is still time. more ahead here on cnn. i need you. i feel so alone. but you're not alone. i knew you'd come. like i could stay away. you know i can't do this without
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 1:30pm PST
a tradition. >> john f. kennedy was the first one. >> robert frost in 1961. >> in our lifetimes, don. >> our lifetimes. >> not yours, but ours. >> yeah, you're right. that was pretty close. i started thinking about that ever since -- when maya angelou gave her poem. and i was like, when did we start --. >> it's a great tradition. i think the only thing better would be having a historian. >> or three historians. >> we do mythology at inauguration and created a myth at the first one. that's the big deal. >> peter. >> yeah. >> put president obama into a historical context. >> oh! right. >> in 20 seconds. >> go! >> yeah. well, we're still around. and i think the best they think is to refer back to the second inaugural of lincoln and to imagine a great war to free slaves that end slavery in america. that one day, a dissen dent of -- well, we think he was, actually. that's right. an african-american would become president is just astonishing. nobody could have predicted it in a period when african-americans didn't have civil rights. so i think that's -- >> also within our lifetime. >> yeah
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